Storyline Talking Book Service – Playaway Playaway audiobooks Playaway player What is Playaway? Playaway combines a wide variety of audio content with an easy-to-use player all in one small unit. Enjoy your favourite authors and titles on the go, whenever and wherever — the only thing you need to do is press play! Each Playaway: Contains an entire book. Fits … Continued

Christchurch City Libraries

/ Contact by email, fax or phone 7 days a week Monday to Friday 8 am to 8 pm Saturday and Sunday 9 am to 5 pm Notes: Christchurch City Libraries locations & hours refer to above website. For all library enquiries, phone 941-7923. There are older adults champions who may be able to help … Continued

Ballantyne J And Co. Ltd.

Website: Ballantyne’s have a variety of walking sticks (including folding) located in the Men’s Wear department. Costs vary. They can be adjusted to correct size to suit individual needs. People who go in to rest home care are required to have all clothing labelled. Ballantynes can supply sewing of garment tags. Wheelchairs are available … Continued

Nurse Maude Laundry & Linen Hire Service

Linen Hire Service: Nurse Maude’s Linen Hire and Laundry Service provides free linen to people who are unable to launder items of linen in their own home. It is also available to anyone for six weeks after surgery at a Canterbury public hospital if they are assessed as needing the service. Clients receiving this service … Continued

Kaiapoi Public Library

To find out about the services that the library offers, ring the above telephone number. Offer delivery of library books to the house bound.

Rockgas Bottle Swap

EASY HOME DELIVERY: Convenient & friendly service. Get a 9kg LPG bottle delivered to your door for (incl LPG). Provide same day delivery (for orders placed before midday), deliver 5 days a week . Call 0800 166 619 for further information. There are no delivery charges for older people.

Meals on Wheels

CDHB service, office based at Hillmorton Hospital, is a community based team that provides Meals on Wheels to the Christchurch, Rangiora and Belfast community. A referral by a Health Professional is required.  Meals are cooked daily and delivered hot to the individual by volunteers. Cost per meal is $6.50. Meals on wheels are supplied by Canterbury District Health … Continued

Makks Roasts and Takeaways

Weekly meal service  Meals available Tuesday to Sunday. Chinese meal also available. Phone for meal prices.